We gave you a brief rundown of the technology behind BMC’s new Granfondo GF01 here, but after seeing and riding the bike in the flesh we thought it’d be a good idea to give you a bit of a personal update as opposed to regurgitated press release. We were lucky enough to be invited out to Viareggio, […]

Last Saturday saw folding bikes and penny-farthing cyclists race around the streets of Smithfield Market as the IG London Nocturne came to town for its 6th year running. The Schwalbe Longest Skid competition got the crowd going prior to the main event where strong fields took to the start for the men’s and women’s elite […]

The Cobalt models are a bit more leisure-orientated/mixed terrain focused than the Neon and Lithium models that have  the urban commuter and tarmac firmly within their sights. With 63mm travel suspension forks up front and efficient full-size 700c wheels shod with high-volume 45c tyres, the Cobalt models prioritize comfort over speed and are designed for […]

Last years’ Dolomite and Gabbro models were widely regarded as the ideal bikes for an introduction to the world of drop bar road bikes, offering great value for money with reliable/dependable specs. With some clever additions to the range there’s greater choice and even better value to be had. On the riding front we’ve tweaked […]

Director Jorgen Leth named his 1976 film covering Paris – Roubaix, A Sunday in Hell. I’m hoping my experience of the same race won’t be comparable. Given the recent downturn in the weather I have a nasty feeling it could be brutal! Having agreed back in January to take part as a way of celebrating […]

Tern will be sponsoring the IG London Nocturne Folding Bike Race on Saturday 9 June, and have put together a team of racers who will be battling it out to win first place and a Tern Verge Duo bike. When the horn sounds, riders sprint to their bikes, unfold them as quickly as possible, and […]

The new Arkose models are due to land a little later than the rest of the new, James Olsen-designed Pinnacle range (July delivery). It took a little longer to get right but judging by the sample pictures below, boy does it look like the wait will be worth it! There’ll be x3 models all featuring […]

This month’s customer review was written by Peter Alexander on the Pinnacle Neon Three Hybrid bike, and as usual, he is entitled to the £250 voucher. My old-school MTB of 15 years finally gave up. Now I have the glorious Pinnacle Neon Three Hybrid. It was tough moving on from the bike I knew and loved […]

Pictures I popped out on the sportive on Sunday fro half an hour to take some pic. These were with varying degrees of success!! The few that I did take can be found here  Reading 12  If you saw me towards the end but are not there, sorry I missed you. Ta Dean   Rider Times […]

May was a varied month with a lot of rain and a lot of sunshine. Here is a quick recap what has happened in May: Tracy Moseley came to our West End store to talk about her career A very exciting Giro d’Italia took place in the better part of the month, having the first-ever […]

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